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Gannon on Doug Pederson’s Play-Calling: ‘He doesn’t have a lot of tendencies’

PHILADELPHIA – Jonathan Gannon was on the wrong side of the 2018 NFC Championship Game when Doug Pederson’s Philadelphia Eagles routed the favored Minnesota Vikings, 38-7,  en route to winning Super Bowl LII. Then an assistant defensive backs coach with the Vikings, Gannon earned a healthy respect for Pederson’s play-calling ability. “I have a very […]

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The Eagles will find out where they are after the Vikings

One bad quarter. That’s what created the fallout. One bad quarter. The Detroit Lions were strong in the fourth quarter, making what looked like an easy victory for the Eagles turn more into a chilling 38-35 escape under cover of night—after being up 38-21 in the fourth quarter. So, praise became sparse. Now, the Eagles, […]

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On green dots and intensity: Jonathan Gannon offers updates on Nakobe Dean and his LBs

Jonathan Gannon ‘s HITS principle isn’t all that unique to the NFL. The Eagles’ defensive coordinator brought the acronym with him from Indianapolis and learned the foundational principles of the philosophy in prior stops with Atlanta, Tennessee, and Minnesota. In many ways, the traits of hustle, intensity, takeaways, and smarts are just common sense when […]

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Bold Predictions and Season Projections

With the start of the NFL preseason, football has officially arrived and the Eagles continue to be a team to watch out for. While there are plenty of expectations for this developed and captivating team, certain aspects and specific players will warrant a deeper focus and sense of intrigue. There is a fair amount of […]

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What to Expect from Jordan Davis this Season

The defensive line has been a position that Philadelphia has taken pride in due to its dominance for so long. After somewhat of a down year last season, the interior defensive linemen should return to its imposing status this season. The position has a healthy amount of big bodies to use for an effective rotation, […]

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Jonathan Gannon Still Has Much to Prove

Eagles Training Camp kicks off this week, so there will be plenty of time to observe the team’s potential. While the expectations for the team are higher than in recent years, specific individuals will warrant greater attention. All eyes will undoubtedly be on Jalen Hurts, but a closer look at Jonathan Gannon is more than […]

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Exploring a Trade for Jessie Bates

The Eagles’ defense has been improved with proven free agent signings and exciting draft picks. Despite those attempts to improve the defense, the safety position remains the largest concern. Star Cincinnati safety Jessie Bates continues to experience contract difficulties with the Bengals so the possibility of a trade can’t be ruled out. The safeties on […]

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Eagles Have Added Significant Talent at LB

The linebacker position has been a significant area of concern in Philadelphia over recent seasons. There have been plenty of underwhelming options, including high-profile stabs like Kiko Alonso to failed mid-range picks like Nathan Gerry and Band-Aid attempts in free agency like last year’s swing and miss Eric Wilson. This 2022 position room is giving […]

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Forget Zim and ‘Flus and Start Thinking Vic Fangio When it Comes to Jonathan Gannon’s Defense

PHILADELPHIA – When the best offensive coaches in the NFL — think Sean McVay and Kyle Shanahan — are asked to describe the toughest defense to deal with, the default is Vic Fangio, the ex-Broncos head coach who finally got an opportunity at the big chair after perfecting his work as a defensive coordinator with […]

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Eagles are Confident in Marcus Epps at Safety

PHILADELPHIA – Plenty of Eagles fans might be worried about Marcus Epps but the Eagles are excited about the fourth-yer safety. Epps, a former walk-on player in college at Wyoming, is penciled in to be a full-time starter for the first time in 2022 after playing a career-high 45% of the defensive snaps last season […]

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